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Watching the Tube

Flipping through channels Boob tube Mother said I usually do it To relax before bed Tonight it had dawned On this bleary eyed girl That I really don’t need to know Everyone’s toils Who’s cheated Who’s singing Who’s dancing about … Continue reading

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Surrender Thy Self

Be positive! Be positive! I try to move Exhaustion consumes me I listen to laughter outside of my window. I see branches waving Taunting me I begin to sink Sink into the dark place in my mind This place is … Continue reading

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Today As I Lay

Today As I Lay A Poem Today as I lay In this bed that I’ve made I review and dissect What I shouldn’t engage For sadly it seems As hard as I try I’ll wake up tomorrow In the same … Continue reading

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What is an Exiled Writer to do?

I’ve recently learned some things about me Brought into light by someone who sees The actions I take and the ones that I don’t How I sabotage life My chaotic comfort zone And although he’ll never really Know how much … Continue reading

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Barth Family attends Children’s Stations of the Cross Despite Losing Everything in Fire

On Wednesday, 3/27/13, the Barth family of Sandy Hook CT lost everything due to a fire that destroyed their home and everything they owned.  On that very same day, Shanice Barth, accepted the role as Mary, Virgin Mother of Jesus … Continue reading

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The Pied Piper of Christ, or So I think

Sometimes biting off Much more than I should Is something I do Just to avoid You It’s not what I’ve planned Or do knowingly I realize I’ve done it When You’re not close to me I’ll run a new show … Continue reading

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When Pedestals Fall

Pedestals fall As I guess they all do Putting expectations On those close to you In moments it hits you That all that you thought Your importance to them How you’ve captured their heart Then a word, or a look … Continue reading

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Time to ticking away

It’s been sneaking around Behind the scenes First it start with a wrinkle And then failing knees The children are aware Though they seem blasé That times ticking by And it is not okay Once grey less Sparkling eyes Smooth … Continue reading

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Who knew I was a Poet

I always loved to write. As a teen I wrote songs and short stories. As I got older I mostly kept journals. Fleeting and sporadic. But nonetheless there are some traces of my younger self in notebooks. I look at … Continue reading

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Bully in the Sky

In the morning I sit in the back Sneak a smoke I watch all The birds in my yard As they float Most propped Peacefully calling Each other From branches Keeping watch On their kin Finding food For the masses … Continue reading

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